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What do you do when a casual acquaintance tells you they can translate and wants to work with you?
By Edward Potter - featured on Jan 31
Tell them to send you a resume. 33.8%
Ask interview type questions. 28.0%
Give them a flat out no. 25.1%
Give them work. 6.6%
Ask for their business card. 6.4%
2295 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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How do you pronounce the *ProZ* in ProZ.com (in English)?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 20, 2006
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When do you do your best work?
By Lingua Port - featured on Feb 19, 2006
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Is specialising in one field a good strategy for achieving a high level of income?
By Fiona Grace Peterson - featured on Feb 17, 2006
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Did you build your own translation services website?
By Fred Neild (X) - featured on Feb 16, 2006
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When translating, how often do you turn one sentence into two, or vice versa?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 16, 2006
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How much do you invest (EUR/yr) in your translation business (hardware, software, marketing, etc.)?
By LATAM Agent - featured on Feb 15, 2006
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Which of the following do you find most effective?
By Leanne Evans - featured on Feb 14, 2006
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On average, how many cups of coffee do you drink per day?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 12, 2006
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How often do you read ProZ.com's featured translation articles?
By Csaba Ban - featured on Feb 11, 2006
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How many professional translators do you know personally (offline)?
By Leanne Evans - featured on Feb 11, 2006
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On the whole, are we as translators contributing to making the world better?
By Thomas Johansson - featured on Feb 10, 2006
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When quoting for projects that are posted (vs. ones that are not) do/would you cut your rates?
By Nikki Scott-Despaigne - featured on Feb 9, 2006
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IOL/ATA/ITI members: has your membership helped you generate more work?
By Alexa Dubreuil - featured on Feb 8, 2006
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For how many years have you been translating?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 7, 2006
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How many spam messages do you receive per day?
By Mihai Badea (X) - featured on Feb 6, 2006
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KudoZ answerers: Why do you answer KudoZ questions? (Choose your top reason.)
By Claire Titchmarsh (X) - featured on Feb 5, 2006
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Should ProZ.com accept member-suggested polls such as 'Are women better translators than men?'
By Henry Dotterer - featured on Feb 4, 2006
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Are women better translators than men?
By Niraja Nanjundan (X) - featured on Feb 3, 2006
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What percentage of your customers are not fluent in the target language?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 2, 2006
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Which one of the following would most lead you to believe that a translator is qualified?
By anonymous - featured on Feb 1, 2006
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How many languages do you speak fluently? (including your working ones)
By Natalia Zudaire - featured on Jan 30, 2006
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Would you like to see ProZ.com migrate to Unicode?
By Mihai Badea (X) - featured on Jan 29, 2006
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How old is your computer?
By Marion Schimmelpfennig - featured on Jan 28, 2006
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How do you rate the appearance (ie. attractiveness) of the ProZ.com website?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 27, 2006
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How busy are you this January, compared to last?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 26, 2006
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In your opinion, what is the current trend in the quality of KudoZ *questions*?
By Allen Harris - featured on Jan 25, 2006
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In your opinion, what is the current trend in the quality of KudoZ answers?
By A Hayes (X) - featured on Jan 23, 2006
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Do you ever work through the night?
By Emanuela Ankrom (X) - featured on Jan 22, 2006
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Does whether or not a ProZ.com user shows his/her real name affect how you view that person?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 21, 2006
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Powwow attendees: Have powwows been useful to you, professionally and socially?
By Patricia Torres - featured on Jan 20, 2006
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What percentage of work proposed to you seems to have an unrealistic deadline?
By Viktoria Gimbe - featured on Jan 19, 2006
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Some outsourcers use test translations in their translator qualification process. Is this wise?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 18, 2006
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How old are you?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 17, 2006
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Do you work on Sundays?
By Patricia Torres - featured on Jan 16, 2006
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Which is more challenging for you overall, translating or interpreting?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 15, 2006
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When it comes to your language work, are you primarily a translator or an interpreter?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 14, 2006
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How many hours of television do you watch per day (on average)?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 13, 2006
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How many books do you read per month, for pleasure?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 11, 2006
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Active KudoZ answerers: have you passed / received work to/from professionals met via KudoZ?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 10, 2006
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Do you sometimes indulge in unprofitable but interesting jobs for the sheer fun of it?
By Heike Behl, Ph.D. - featured on Jan 9, 2006
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What kind of translation project do you most prefer?
By Monika Coulson - featured on Jan 8, 2006
Weekly projects (up to 15,000 words) 53.8%
Daily, short projects (up to 2,000 words) 24.3%
Monthly projects (up to 100,000 words) 11.6%
Longer term projects (>100,000 words) 10.2%
773 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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If it were possible for ProZ.com to set a minimum rate for you and others--should it do so?
By anonymous - featured on Jan 7, 2006
Yes 49.2%
No 29.7%
Not sure 21.1%
870 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Is it possible for ProZ.com to control minimum rates?
By Alicia Casal - featured on Jan 6, 2006
No 67.5%
Yes 32.5%
839 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you keep a record of daily production when working on a large job?
By Muriel Vasconcellos - featured on Jan 5, 2006
Yes 59.3%
No 40.7%
891 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Do you feel threatened by machine translation software?
By Ángela María Gómez - featured on Jan 4, 2006
No 87.4%
Yes 12.6%
1007 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Will you make a New Year's resolution (or resolutions)?
By Lydia Molea - featured on Jan 3, 2006
No 54.1%
Yes 45.9%
965 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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What percentage of your income goes in taxes?
By Cecilia Civetta - featured on Jan 1, 2006
20-40% 41.1%
10-20% 30.1%
<20 28.8%
163 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Will you set an income target for your translation or interpreting work in '06?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 30, 2005
No 58.2%
Yes 41.8%
686 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you opened a bank account in another country in order to be paid in another currency?
By Stephen Rifkind - featured on Dec 29, 2005
No 79.3%
Yes 20.7%
921 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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Have you ever been a teacher?
By anonymous - featured on Dec 28, 2005
Yes 67.6%
No 32.4%
1036 vote(s). You have voted on this poll.
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